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National Park Service Press Release
Russell Cave National Monument - This week’s National Park Getaway
For Immediate Release:
August 29, 2013
Contact(s):   Keena Graham, 256-643-4139

Kat Kirby, 202-208-6843

Russell Cave National Monument - This week’s National Park Getaway

Bridgeport, Ala. – Tucked in the hill country just south of the Tennessee state line is an extraordinary prehistoric site. A simple rock shelter, little larger than a baseball diamond, is home to one of the most complete records of prehistoric cultures in the southeast.   

At Russell Cave National Monument, you can tour this cave shelter where ancient people of the Southeast lived for more than 10,000 years. Read more



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